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Follow me as I battle hungry dogs, the Akita dialect and angry old ladies as I hunt for the perfect sushi.

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Day 20-B: Otaru (Part 2)

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Day 20, Part 2

[blog]* Day 20, Part 2: glass figurines, music boxes and teddy bears in the angelic little city-town of Otaru. Not much food today, though...

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Day 20-A: Otaru (Part 1)

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Day 20

[blog]* Sorry about the delay, real life intervened! But we're back to bring you Day 20, Part 1: Otaru, an enchanting little tourist town on the western edge of Hokkaido.

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Day 19: Kushiro

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Day 19

[blog]* Day 19 - a rather lonely and forlorn day in Kushiro, a city with a better past. Also: katte-don and robata-yaki. (Warning - discusses whale meat.) 

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Day 18: Abashiri

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[blog]* Day 18 - moyoro-nabe, zangi-don and my fateful introduction to yama-wasabi. Plus, a prison (of sorts) and an aquarium (of sorts) and sunset-watching from Mt. Tento.

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Day 17: Asahikawa

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[blog]* Day 17 - hail, volcano vents and hypothermia on Mt. Asahidake, ramen, and from a sushi chef: learning the secret to happiness

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Day 16: Wakkanai

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Day 16

[blog]* Day 16 - Wakkanai, the northern-most town of Japan, and its various delights: seafood, the sea, fishermen and, uh, other sea-related stuff. Plus, a taste of isobe-yaki.

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Uni - sea urchin

Uni, or sea urchin, is one of the most treasured delicacies in Japan, but it's also eaten in Chile, the West Indies and in Mediterranean cuisine.
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